# At George Washington High School, the ratio of graduating seniors that go on to college compared to those who do not is 7:4. Last year, 28 students did not go on to college. How many students did?

##### 1 Answer

Number of seniors that graduated is

#### Explanation:

You can get the answer in two ways..

**Method 1**

Comparing the given..

Hence comparing;

Cross multiplying;

Therefore, the number of seniors that graduated is

**Method 2**

Using Ratios and Proportions..

Sum of their ratios is

Looking for the total number of seniors;

Where,

Dividing both sides by

Now to find the number of seniors that graduated..

Let,

Therefore the number of seniors that graduated is